Creating individual network address books for users on Snow Leopard Server is straight forward enough. Unfortunately, creating a global address book on Snow Leopard 10.6 Server isn’t as easy as it should be, but it can be done. Here’s how to create a group address book that can easily be shared with all of your Snow Leopard Server users.
1. Open the WorkGroup manager on your 10.6 Server and create a new group in LDAPv3/127.0.0.1 , for example: group name: abglobal. Now add several users to this group.
2. Change to the “Local Directory” by clicking the “global” icon and click Groups. Click “view” at the menu bar and select “Show system record”. Then you will see “the AB Read-Write Groups” in groups.
3. Click “add”. At the top of pullout sidebar, change it to “LDAPv3/127.0.0.1″, you see will the “address book” group. Drag it into the “AB Read-Write Groups” groups.
5. Open your AddressBook application on a client computer and in the preferences click add to create a new account. account. Enter the user name and password for one of the users in the “address book” group. Now enter the address to your server- “http://you-server-address:8800/principals/groups/name_of_group/” in server address.